fall

Halloween Happenings

Fall is here (despite the still 80-degree temperatures in San Antonio), and we’re having lots of fun… …picking pumpkins… …going for rides… …and making new friends… …at the Love Creek Orchards… …bobbing for apples… …dressing up… …playing party games… …and dressing up some more! Hope you all had a safe and happy Halloween! My favorite […]

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Peppers, Pecans, and Fall Gardening

The drought in Texas has really done a number on our gardening efforts this year. The littlest pecans above are from the tree in our backyard, and the larger ones are from our neighbor’s tree (which hangs over our backyard). His tree got a big soaking when the hose was left on once. I guess […]

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Rain

It’s been an extremely dry (and hot) year for us down in south Texas, with a total of just over eight inches of rain for the year in San Antonio. I can see lightning rolling in with the thunderclouds as I type, and I’m reminded how truly blessed we are. The drought this year has […]

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Crocheted Hats for the Kids

I’ve been meaning to make hats for the kids to match the scarves I made a while back. I actually finished them up a couple of weeks ago, but it took me a little while to get a picture of them all with their hats on together.  This was my first attempt at crocheting hats, […]

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